THE GENERAL & THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY
Monday 23 October 7.30pm
£19.00 (£17.00 concessions | under 35 tickets are sold out for this event)
Jonny Best piano, Trevor Bartlett percussion
The Great Train Robbery (1903, 12 minutes)
The General (1926, 1 hour 20 mins)
The Great Train Robbery is a twelve-minute escapade which wowed audiences in 1903 and still packs a punch 120 years later.
The General, from 1926, is Buster Keaton’s greatest achievement – both a brilliantly staged Civil War epic and a perfect comedy-thriller. Keaton plays railroad engineer Johnny Gray, who loves his locomotive, The General. When it’s stolen by Yankees, he sets out to get it back and epic, action-packed chase ensues. Based on a true story, The General is packed full of beautiful visual comedy, daring stunts, and nail-biting dramatic tension.
Part of Northern Silents Film Festival
Please note there is a £1.50 administration fee per transaction
Event Date: 23/10/2023 7:30 pm
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